Women in their 20s Most Likely to Use Emergency Contraception

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By Molly Clifton

More women are using emergency contraceptives.

Those are pills used to stop unwanted pregnancies.

A study from the Centers for Disease Control found that from 2006 to 2010 about 11-percent of sexually active women had used the emergency pills.

That's nearly triple the number from earlier in the decade.

Women in their early twenties were the most likely to use them.

About one out of every four had used them.



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